SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - In a huge show of support for San Diego's law enforcement, dozens turned out Sunday afternoon for a Hug the Police event in Santee, giving the community the opportunity to meet and thank local officers, take pictures, shake hand, and yes, hug.
Deputies say its an honor to serve and they know they cannot do their jobs without the support of the public. This event was just one of many being held around the county. On Wednesday, you can Hug a Cop in El Cajon, and next Saturday, it's the SDPD's turn.
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